Advanced Analyst, Cyber Security

General Mills

General Mills

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India · India
Posted on Saturday, May 14, 2022

Job Description

India is among the top ten priority markets for General Mills, and hosts our Global Shared Services Centre. This is the Global Shared Services arm of General Mills Inc., which supports its operations worldwide. With over 1,300 employees in Mumbai, the center has capabilities in the areas of Supply Chain, Finance, HR, Digital and Technology, Sales Capabilities, Consumer Insights, ITQ (R&D & Quality), and Enterprise Business Services. Learning and capacity-building is a key ingredient of our success.

Job Overview


General Mills is seeking a Cyber Security professional to participate in key initiatives across the enterprise within the Cyber Security Infrastructure Operations team. As a member of Cyber Security, you will be responsible for On-prem & Cloud based security related infrastructure globally. You will play an important role by partnering with Cyber Security Engineers, Detection & Response, Risk & Insider Threat and Digital & Technology teams to research, design, test, implement, operate and maintain Cyber Security solutions. You will help establish efficient and highly optimized architectural patterns at scale, develop new or enhance existing processes and ensure robust and resilient operational infrastructure. Solutions delivery will be focused on ensuring efficacy, repeatability and scalability across Cyber Security infrastructure platforms and capabilities while maintaining excellent customer service.


Job Responsibilities



of Time

·       Project participation and technical platform operation

-          Assist in the implementation, optimization and support of On-prem & Cloud based security platform infrastructure

-          Create and update technical platform documentation

-          Support platform SMEs in infrastructure project delivery across multiple technologies

-          Assist platform SMEs in performing research and development supporting infrastructure technology lifecycle operation

-          Assist platform SMEs in ensuring the efficacy security controls

-       Develop expertise in specific technical disciplines

-          Review and update platform documentation for relevance and accuracy

-          Partner with platform SMEs to implement functional capabilities and use-cases

-          Contribute to platform lifecycle management through cooperative team effort across disciplines


of Time

·       On call support

-          Provide support for existing security solutions, balancing customer service and business objectives with the need to maintain effective controls

-          Daily evaluation of operational duties including partnering with platform SMEs to ensure operating procedure relevance, efficiency and consistency

-          Assist in the triage and resolution of ad-hoc incidents

-      Leverage incisive decision-making and critical-thinking skills


of Time

·       Automation

-          Automate current operational tasks using identified best practices and tools

-          Collaborate with other team members to validate and implement operational efficiencies

-          Identify and implement opportunities for improvement through automation, process creation or modification

-          Contribute to the maintenance of development best practices using industry standard frameworks, tools and techniques


of Time

·        Consultation

-          Provide technical guidance as needed in support of On-prem & Cloud based security platforms, solutions and technologies

-          Assist cross-functional technology teams in the effective use, deployment and consumption of security technologies and controls


Desired Profile



Minimum Degree Requirements: Bachelors
Preferred Degree Requirements: Bachelors
Preferred Major Area of Study: Computer Science or related fields
Required Professional Certifications: Palo Alto Certified, CCNA
Preferred Professional Certifications: Security +, Network +, CCNA, CEH, GSEC

Minimum years of related experience required: 1-3 years supporting/delivering IT Security solutions
Preferred years of related experience: 3-5 years supporting/delivering IT Security solutions


Specific Job Experience or Skills Needed
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to build customer and team relationships
• Proven to efficiently manage timelines and collaborate with across a global organization
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and projects
• Results oriented, driven and capable of driving cross-functional initiatives
• Experience working in large-scale Information Technology environments
• Capacity to evaluate and identify opportunities for automation across a wide variety of technologies
• Participate in research on security infrastructure technology advances and new concepts
• Review and provide insight for improvement to security use-cases and platforms
• Participate in on-call support rotation with periodic change management responsibilities on nights and weekends
• Knowledge of network principles, management techniques and diagnostic techniques highly desirable
• Experience automating processes and optimizing administration activities using development best practices, tools and techniques
• Apply continuous improvement mindset to reduce repetitive tasks and optimize existing processes


Competencies/Behaviors required for job


• Must have a strong risk-management mindset
• Proven self-starter with the ability to drive an initiative from inception to full implementation with guidance
• Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks with guidance
• Demonstrated mental agility and ability to push through ambiguity and obtain results
• Must possess strong analytical thinking and intellectual integrity


We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best — bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what’s next.